Traffic reporters who do not appear on-camera

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  1. nbc9houston

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    News 12 Traffic & Weather has these types of reports done by off-camera reporters.

    Are there any TV stations who do not have traffic reporters appear on-camera? This does not included off-camera subsitutes for the regular traffic reporters who appear on-camera.
     
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    WHDH...
     
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    On Fox 5 in New York, Carla Quinn does the traffic on the 5 and 6pm newscasts, but is not seen on camera.

    Also, Lynn Bradley from Metro Traffic gives morning traffic reports over the phone on WJAC-TV Channel 6 in Johnstown, PA.
     
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    KATU in the afternoons....
     
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    The traffic reporters in Wilmington and Myrtle Beach do not appear on-camera, I think they're just people from NCDOT and SCDOT.
     
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    Since Kimberly King left KNSD, looks like NBC 7/39 made the anchors stop reporting traffic and teamed up with Clear Channel's KOGO-AM News Radio 600's Traffic Reporter Cal Walker.

    KNSD has good partnership with KOGO since their morning business financial reports are done from the KOGO Studios with George Chamberlain.
     
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    Jimmy Watt (WYFF traffic reporter) does not appear on camera, if I recall correctly.
     
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    In Charleston, none of the traffic reporters appear on camera, either, as they are all from sister local radio stations: Michael Hart from our country station for WCBD, and Sheree Bernardi, formerly on our soft rock station, on WCSC. Also, Rob Drummond, a local traffic reporter on radio, is on WCIV.
     
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    Prior to Jim Lokay's arrival at KDKA, their traffic reporter never appeared on camera either.
     
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    Rita Maloney, Kathy Bergren and Trisha Pittman to name a few. I believe they were KDKA radio employees at the time?
     
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    I definitely remember Kathy and Trisha, but for some reason Rita Maloney isn't ringing a bell.
     
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    This might be as far back as 1992, but I can't remember the exact timeline. I can still hear "Rita Maloney, Triple-A Traffic" in my head, though.

    And I misspelled Kathy's name-- needs two Gs. Sorry, Jim. Don't disown me.
     
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    I didn't know that the traffic reporters in Charleston, SC were from radio stations there. That's a real interesting thing to know, and it is much appreciated that you pointed that out.:awesome:
     
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    That could be why I don't remember her. I was only 1 year old then. And as far as Kathy goes - I still recall hearing "In the KDKA PennDOT Information Center, I'm Kathy Berggren, for Tripple-A."
     

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